Entries by Scott Robertson

Tiffany Eulalio Joins Phi Beta Kappa, Heads to Stanford

Tiffany Eulalio is double-majoring in Computer Science (B.S.) and Biology (B.A.), with a minor in Mathematics. Since 2015, Tiffany has been an undergraduate researcher in the Algorithms and Parallel Computing (AlgoPARC) group headed by Assistant Professor Nodari Sitchinava. In her research she has explored the overhead cost of using recursion in general purpose programs on […]

Professor Irvin Receives Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program Grant from IMLS

Assistant Professor Vanessa Irvin has been awarded a Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program Grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) for her project: Hui ‘Ekolu:  Bridging Educational, Cultural, and Technical Exchange Among Native and Public Libraries in Hawai’i. The $249,330 award supports a “cross-learning” exchange opportunity involving the Library and Information Science program, the Native Hawaiian Library […]

Lee Altenberg Interviewed for the Oral History Project of the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society

Associate Professor, Lee Altenberg, was interviewed for the Oral History Project of the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society, and the video of the interview has now been released. Dr. Rudolf Seising of the Deutsches Museum Research Institute for the History of Technology and Science interviewed Professor Altenberg after he gave his keynote talk at the IEEE Symposium […]

Sergey Negrashov Receives ARCS Fellowship

Congratulations to graduate student, Sergey Negrashov, for receiving the Martin Award for Information and Computer Science from the ARCS foundation! Sergey is a member of the Collaborative Software Development Lab. He works on Open Power Quality, a power monitoring, analytics, and visualization project.ARCS® Foundation, Inc. is a national organization dedicated to supporting the best and brightest U.S. graduate […]

Philipp Jordan’s Work Highlighted in MIT Tech Review

ICS graduate student and HICHI lab member Philipp Jordan had his work highlighted in MIT Technology Review. Phil studies how science fiction inspires human-computer interaction research and design. According to the article: “[T]echnology companies increasingly employ futurists who use science fiction as a medium for exploring potential new technologies and their social impact. They call this […]

Casanova Awarded Chancellor’s Citation for Meritorious Teaching

Professor Henri Casanova has been awarded a 2018 Chancellor’s Citation for Meritorious Teaching. “The award recognizes faculty members who have made significant contributions in teaching and student learning. The award honors an extraordinary level of subject mastery and scholarship, teaching effectiveness and creativity, and personal character.” Congratulations, Henri!

NCWIT Awards for Aspirations in Computing

The Hawaii affiliate of the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) held a luncheon at UH to honor winners in their Award for Aspirations in Computing competition. Local award recipients were high school women selected for their aptitude and interest in IT and computing, solid leadership ability, good academic history, and plans for […]

ICS Students and Alumni among AT&T Hackathon Winners

The AT&T Hackathon took place on Friday and Saturday, March 9-10. Over 150 people participated. Among the winners were several ICS students and alumni. Congratulations to all! Best Use of AT&T M2X: IonnecT Man Chon Kuok (Alumnus)   Best VR App: On the Spot Austin Tasato Herman Li Vincent DiRienzo (LAVA) Jason Len Shaziney Natividad […]